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Charles (Tutor in Northampton)

Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Member Since: 20/08/2013
Last Login: 1 day ago
Response Rate: 85%
Expected Response: < 2 hours


BA Hons First Class Geography 1984 University of Manchester
PGCE Geography and Economics 1988 University of Sussex

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Information about Charles

I am passionate about all three A level subjects I have taught and have excellent subject knowledge in all three. A large part of my degree was in economic geography and I am currently an economics examiner for Cambridge International Examinations. It is very disappointing when you read an exam answer where the candidate clearly has a good understanding and knowledge but has not been given adequate guidance as to what an examiner is looking for.
I enjoy showing how economics and geography can explain the world around us which makes the subjects easier to understand and recall. I am confident that my many years experience can help students to fulfil their potential at A level.

Availability: I am available Monday evening, on a Tuesday and times at weekends that can be negotiated and most of the time through the school holidays

Willing to travel: 1 miles

Experience: I have recently taught A2 and AS level Economics in a variety of schools and am currently head of economics at a large secondary school. I am also an examiner for Cambridge International Examinations in economics, marking the data response and essays paper.
I have tutored students for AQA, Edexcel and OCR Economics AS and A2, both micro and macro economics, and AQA Geography A Level.
I have taught A level Geography or IB Geography for 25 years and been a head of department for 19. I was an A level Geography examiner for 7 years

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Feedback For Charles (20)

We have a total of 20 review(s) for Charles.

Hala (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Charles has just started teaching my son and we can already see my sons confidence return. I would like to come back and provide more feedback in 6 months time so I can give a better detailed response. But for now I’m extremely happy with Charles approach and teaching methods.

Isang (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Mr Charles is a fantastic tutor who takes time to explain difficult concepts and provides excellent support. My daughter enjoys the tutorials with him.

Caroline (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Very good and knowledgable. My son is making good progress.

Rebecca (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Would highly recommend Charles, he has been a great economics tutor, gave Abi her confidence back in the subject. He is highly professional and knowledgable in his subject.

Mustafa (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Excellent tutor. Motivating and has very good knowladge. I strongly recommend him.

Jamie (Mr)

4/5 Rating

Great tutor however site is a bit basic.

Lydia (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Charles is a very Helpful tutor who provides new information not given to me by my teachers and helps improve my answers

Ope (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Charles was calm, helpful and excellent. I would recommend him.

Dmitry (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Great tuition. Thorough explanation and a very friendly approach.

vipin (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Mr Charles is really a wonderful tutor and my daughter now has a predicted score of A* in Economics.

Hannah (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Brilliant a level tuition for my son. Charles really knows his subject and how to explain it.

Annie (Ms)

5/5 Rating

Mr. Charles has taken me from 0 to A over the course of three months. An extremely patient tutor, he has given many suggestions on how to improve my essays and data-based questions. No doubt this is one of the best economics tutors on tutorhunt. :)

Lucyna (Mrs)

5/5 Rating

Charles has been extremely helpful, fantastic tutor helped my son to get ready to his mocks exams. My son is hoping to have some more lessons with Charles again before his A levels next year ( economics and geography )thank you!

Iacopo (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Great Tutor with a lot of experience on CIE exams. I personally recommend him to anyone who wishes a top preparation for an Economics A-Level

Mason (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Very professional tutor

Simon (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Charles was a good tutor - he helped our daughter turn her economics around from a D/E to a B in her A level (wasn`t far off an A!) We would definitely recommend him.

henry (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Charles has been an excellent tutor for our son for the last year. Our sons A level grades in Economics and Geography are excellent and this us down to our sons hard work and Charles`s lessons. He is punctual, flexible and our son has enjoyed his lessons. I would highly recommend Charles to anyone.

henry (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Charles taught my son for 1 academic year in a Economics and some Geography. We have had my son`s A level results today which are excellent in both of these subjects. I believe that these excellent results are due to a combination of my son` s hard work and the excellent tuition that he has had from Charles. I would highly recommend him to anyone and will probably ask for his help again when my daughter does her A levels. Charles was always punctual, very flexible and my son enjoyed his lessons.

Megan (Miss)

5/5 Rating

Charles quickly established the areas my daughter needed help with. He gave her excellent and relevant hand outs and had already selected some topical news stories in the newspaper for discussion. The lesson was professional and interesting - just what we had hoped for.

henry (Mr)

5/5 Rating

Chalres responded to our request quickly and came to spend an hour with us planning how he may be able to help our son through his A2`s, (he did not charge for this visit). My son has now had one full lesson with Charles which he found very helpful.

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